species: Nembrotha rosannulata in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Nembrotha rosannulata

©Barbara Banks: Nembrotha rosannulata at Lizard Island

©Barbara Banks: Nembrotha rosannulata at Loomis Reef, Lizard Island - with exceptional pink colour on this individual.

©Barbara Banks: Nembrotha rosannulata, Lizard Island lagoon
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Gastropoda
Order Nudibranchia
Family Polyceridae
Genus Nembrotha
Species Nembrotha rosannulata



Distinguishing features

Colour pattern (pink on dark green) is distinctive for this species but the intensity and extent of the pink varies.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



These sightings of Nembrotha rosannulata in 2014 and 2015 appear to be the first records of this species from the northern Great Barrier Reef.

by Anne Hoggett


©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Local abundance

  • Lizard Island: Rare

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